Ontario man charged with harassment, resisting arrest after domestic

The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of a Town of Ontario man following a domestic investigation that occurred in Ontario.

Deputies arrested Alexander J. Doty, 25, of Ontario was charged with Harassment in the Second Degree, Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree, Resisting Arrest, and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing.

It is alleged that Doty had a physical altercation with his girlfriend. He grabbed her by the throat, pulled her by the hair, and prevented her from calling 911 by throwing her phone, according to deputies.

Doty then resisted arrest when authorities arrived.

He was arraigned at the Town of Ontario Court and remanded to the Wayne County Jail.

He is scheduled to return to the Town of Ontario Court at a later date and time to answer the charges.